1996 Melka Métisse
Métisse Proprietary Red
Napa Valley

40% Cabernet Sauvignon
30% Cabernet Franc
30% Merlot

Complex bouquet of sweet corn, rose petal, black tea, tobacco, cedar, cigar box and orange flower. The mouthfeel shows softness and elegance, the flavors feel ripe and the wine finishes with ripe, soft and well-integrated tannins.

Production: 240 cases of 750ml; 20 cases of 1.5L
Bottling: June 1998
Aging: 20 months in 59 gallon barrels; 65% new oak
Release: Spring 1999
Suggested Retail: $45.00

Recommended to drink now.